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VIDEO: Why are there so few black managers?

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 19:08
Dan Walker is joined by Paul Ince and Dion Dublin to discuss the lack of black managers and coaches in English football.

Tuesday's gossip column

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:49
Ronaldo wants Old Trafford return, Liverpool chase keeper Valdes, Manchester United line up Coleman move, plus more.

Sporting Lisbon v Chelsea

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:48
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea.

Shot ex-boxer feared for his life

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:39
Former European champion Jamie Moore admits he feared for his life after being shot four times in Spain.

Matches off after football fan dies

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:31
All professional sporting matches in Greece are called off after a football supporter dies following stadium violence.

More power cuts

Stabroek - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:22
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Guyana Power and Light this afternoon said it will be forced to load shed over the next two days. It disclosed that completion of the major overhaul on the No. 4...

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Pardew expects talks with Ashley

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:14
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew expects to have "serious conversations" with owner Mike Ashley after the 1-0 defeat at Stoke.

VIDEO: I will not quit - Newcastle's Pardew

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:08
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew acknowledges that he is under "a lot of pressure" but says he has no intention of quitting.

VIDEO: Hughes 'frustrated' with referee

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:01
Stoke manger Mark Hughes says he thought his side were denied a "stonewall" penalty during their 1-0 victory over Newcastle.

Tom Watson defends US Ryder Cup captaincy from Phil Mickelson criticism

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 18:00
Beleaguered captain blames defeat on his players not firing
Rory McIlroy says Europe will not relent in quest for more wins
Phil Mickelson blasts Watsons captaincy
Paul McGinley defends his hero Watson

A beleaguered Tom Watson has stuck by his approach to Ryder Cup captaincy, with pressure growing on Phil Mickelson to backtrack on his criticism of the eight-time major winner.

A comprehensive 16½-11½ win for Europe at Gleneagles was overshadowed by Mickelson bemoaning his nations recent captaincy strategy and, by direct implication, that of Watson. Mickelson travelled home to San Diego via private jet on Monday, the same way as he had arrived in Scotland, with personal matters cited for that move.

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Ryder Cup win 'not sunken in yet'

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:50
Wales' Ryder Cup hero Jamie Donaldson says winning the point that secured victory for Europe over the United States has yet to sink in.

Hogan wins Glamorgan player award

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:41
Glamorgan fast bowler Michael Hogan is named the county's player of the year for the second successive season.

Louis van Gaal pulls rank on England over Manchester Uniteds physios

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:32
Tony Strudwick and Rod Thornley to give up England duties
Manchester United may play mid-week friendlies
Van Gaal concerned over mounting injury crisis

Louis van Gaal is to withdraw Tony Strudwick and Rod Thornley, two members of the back-room staff he inherited at Manchester United, from part-time duties with the England team to focus entirely on their work at Carrington.

Strudwick, who has been a fitness coach at Old Trafford for seven years, and Thornley, a masseur, have been sharing roles with the national team of late and will join Roy Hodgsons England staff as normal next week for the Euro 2016 qualifying games against San Marino and Estonia. However, they are expected to stand down from the England staff after those fixtures and, in future, will spent international windows at the club.

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It's the Jacksons! The Guardian's end-of-season AFL awards

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:30

Chad Wingard gets mark of the year but who gets the nods for best backheel and ridiculous enthusiasm?

Being voted by his peers as the best player in the league this year should place Nat Fyfes blistering form in context, but Im sure hell also be thrilled to know that I have also anointed him as the AFLs best. At the end of last season there was no question that Gary Ablett was the finest midfielder in the competition and sat a comfortable distance above his next competitor, but this year Fyfe made many of us question that judgment. The gap closed considerably.

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The Joy of Six: NRL grand final controversies | Paul Connolly

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:30

From a Dragons nightmare to Manlys seventh tackle, memorable moments that stirred up feelings in the seasons showpiece

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Stoke City 1-0 Newcastle United | Premier League match report

Guardian Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:04

At least we can now find out whether Mike Ashley was joking or not when he said that Alan Pardew was finished if Newcastle United lost at Stoke.

Peter Crouchs first-half goal condemned Newcastle to a defeat that leaves them joint-bottom of the Premier League and, in the process, brings that bizarre interview Ashley gave to a reporter outside the Golden Lion pub in Soho on Thursday night sharply into focus. Either Ashley has a strange sense of humour or Pardew is toast.

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VIDEO: Pressure is all on Man City - Cole

BBC Sport - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:59
Roma full-back Ashley Cole says all the pressure is on Manchester City in their Champions League Group E clash on Tuesday.

Argentina 'in contempt' of US court

BBC - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:50
A US judge rules that Argentina is in contempt of court for refusing to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two US hedge funds.

Brazil hotel hostage crisis ends

BBC - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:48
An apparently armed man who held a hotel employee hostage in Brazil's capital, Brasilia, surrenders to police after a seven-hour stand-off.